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Football Tigers eliminated

Dalhousie's football team was unable to extend their season. (Pau Balite photo)

The Dalhousie football team will once again be hanging up their cleats early this season. After losing in a heartbreaking fashion to Holland College 22-19 on Oct. 27 in the semi-final, the Tigers can again only watch the league championship. The match was in the Tigers’ favour for the majority of the afternoon. Approaching the…

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There’s no place like the road

The Seawolves proved a formidable force for Dal football. (Alice Hebb photo)

The Dalhousie Football Club has played their final match at Wickwire Field this season. And maybe that’s a good thing. Home-field advantage has been conspicuously absent for the Tigers this fall. That misfortune remained correct Oct. 13 when the Tigers suffered their third and final defeat at home this season, a 23-8 collapse to the…

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Sports Briefs: Week of October 12, 2012

Dalhousie's football team was unable to extend their season. (Pau Balite photo)

Football narrowly drops road decision The Dalhousie Football Club will determine their playoff fate on the road. A narrow 28-24 defeat at the hands of the Holland College Hurricanes in Charlottetown on Oct. 6 will relegate the Tigers to a playoff run away from Wickwire Field. The Hurricanes and their 3-1 record joined the undefeated…

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Tigers football cannot claw back

Greg Brown was dialed in during Holland College's 23-13 victory. (Pau Balite photo)

Home has not been too kind for the Dalhousie Football Club. The Tigers lost their second home match this season, again struggling to move the chains in front of their fans Sept. 29, only getting on the scoreboard in the fourth quarter when two late touchdowns brought the Tigers to within striking distance. Dal, whose…

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Tigers football only musters two points

When a football’s team kicker is the only player to get points on the board for his team, you know your team is having difficulties offensively. That was the unfortunate situation presented to the Dalhousie Tigers in their home opener Sept. 15, which saw over 1,000 fans witness a penalty-prone black and gold squad struggle…

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Preview: Football

Bracing for impact. Photo by Martina Marien

New head coach Stuart MacLean has high hopes for a football squad that only had a 1-5 record to show for themselves last season. But if you speak with Dalhousie’s former offensive coordinator turned head coach, it’s evident that last year’s standing did not mirror a team that should have been a threat last season.…

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Dalhousie Tigers: Semester in Review

By Ian Froese (Sports Editor), Henry Whitfield, Arfa Ayub, Tim Vanderweide and Armaan Ahluwalia (Sports Contributors) Each week the Gazette sports section has arguably the least productive meeting of any section in this paper. Why, you ask? Well, it may say something about my leadership skills, but more so it’s because of the many tangents we veer off…

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Hurricanes wreck Tigers football

Dal out after semifinal crumble The Holland College Hurricanes made it look easy Nov. 12 against the Dalhousie Football Club, riding a three touchdown performance from running back Dave Clark to run away with a 38 – 7 win at UPEI’s MacAdam Field. The Tigers offence, unable to click for much of the season, struggled…

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Acadia ends Saint Mary’s football reign

Acadia football. By Eric Cederberg, Acadia Athletics.

New Atlantic representative for Uteck Bowl A packed audience came outside in the cold and wind to witness the Acadia Axemen end a four-year reign of the Saint Mary’s Huskies atop the AUS football conference. The Huskies’ defeat brings to an end their AUS dominance and earns Acadia their first trip to the Uteck Bowl…

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Dal drops football finale

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Tigers head to playoffs despite 1 – 5 season The Dalhousie Football Club played one of their best games of the season, but were unable to dig themselves out of an early 14 – 0 deficit, losing 43 – 29 on the road to the defending AFL champion Saint John Seawolves Nov. 5 in their…

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